• Our award-winning Buy Social campaign has been created to encourage people and organisations to buy from social enterprises.

  • Find out more about the UK's Social Enterprise Places programme, supported by Santander.

  • Politics Politics

    Find out more about our political work.

  • The Social Economy Alliance campaigned ahead of the 2015 General Election. Read more...

Policy & campaigns


Latest campaigns

Policy work

Political work

Research reports


We have strategic partnerships with three government departments:

  • Department for Business Innovation and Skills
  • Cabinet Office – Office for Civil Society
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs  

Alongside this we sit on a number of Boards and Committees, including:

  • The Employee Engagement Taskforce
  • Big Society Trust
  • Small Business Forum
  • Department of Health Strategic Partners Forum
  • Department of Health Voluntary Sector Sounding Board
  • Department of communities and local government partnership board